uMfolozi Local Municipality (KZN281)

Part of Ntambana Local Municipality was merged into uMfolozi Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. The Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information displayed here only includes figures for uMfolozi Local Municipality. View historical information for Ntambana Local Municipality.

  • OVERVIEW

    Contact Details

    Postal: PO Box 96, KwaMbonambi, 3915
    Physical: 25 Bredelia Street, KwaMbonambi
    Tel: 035 580 1421
    Fax: 035 580 1141
    Web: www.umfolozi.gov.za

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    Geography, History and Economy

    Area: 1 210km²
    Description: The uMfolozi Local Municipality (previously Mbonambi Local Municipality) is a Category B municipality that forms part of the King Cetshwayo District in the KwaZulu-Natal Province. It is one of the five municipalities that make up the district.
     In close proximity to the City of uMhlathuze, the town of KwaMbonambi is situated alongside one of the country's major highways, which runs from Cape Town to the Mozambican border, and carries both tourist and business traffic.
     The biggest proportion of land within the uMfolozi Municipal area is owned by private organisations and Ingonyama Trust Land. This privately owned land is located in the centre of the municipal area surrounding KwaMbonambi. The second-biggest area is Mhlana Traditional Authority, followed by the Sokhulu and Mbonambi Traditional Authorities.
     The uMfolozi Municipality is close to the St Lucia Estuary, a World Heritage Site, and to the popular fishing spot of Mapelane, as well as the world-famous Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Game Reserves. The Owen Sithole College of Agriculture, which is located in the area, contributes to the advancement of agricultural research and training.

    Cities/Towns: KwaMbonambi
    Main Economic Sectors: Manufacturing; wholesale and retail trade, catering and accommodation; transport, storage and communication; finance, insurance, real estate and business services; agriculture, forestry and fishing
  • MAP

  • MANAGEMENT

    Political Management

    Composition of Council: ANC 17, IFP 15, EFF 1
    Controlling Party: ANC
    Mayor: Mr Smangaliso Mgenge
    Other Members of Council: S R Thabethe (Deputy Mayor), Z D Mfusi (Speaker), K S Zwane, A M Mtshali, B S Bhengu, E B Z Mbele, S M Mbuyazi, S T Khumalo, T M Biyela , B S Ndlovu, Z S Mtetwa, S Mthethwa, X M Bhengu, J M Ndimande, Q D Mkhize, M B Mkhize, K S C Xaba, C M Mkhwanazi, N T Mthiyane, R L R Kryser, S P Mpanza, M N Mlambo, Z G Mcineka, S M Nzama, F M Thusi, S M Shabangu, N H Mkhize, P N Khanyile, M Conco, M C Mkhize, S Mdamba

    Administrative Management

    Municipal Manager: Mr Khulumokwakhe Gamede
    Chief Financial Officer: Mr J V Nkosi
    Communications Officer: Mr K E Gamede
    LED Officer: Mr K E Gamede
    Other Senior Management: Cynthia Ngema (Director: Community Services), Nonhlanhla Ndlela (Director: Corporate Services), Sibusiso Hlatshwayo (Director: Technical Services)
  • DEMOGRAPHIC
      20162011
    Population 144 363133 161
    Age Structure
    Population under 15 41.1%36.3%
    Population 15 to 64 54.9%59.2%
    Population over 65 4.1%4.5%
    Dependency Ratio
    Per 100 (15-64) 82.268.9
    Sex Ratio
    Males per 100 females 94.291.7
    Population Growth
    Per annum 1.84%n/a
    Labour Market
    Unemployment rate (official) n/an/a
    Youth unemployment rate (official) 15-34 n/an/a
    Education (aged 20 +)
    No schooling 16.8%15.0%
    Matric 33.7%30.2%
    Higher education 4.4%3.1%
    Household Dynamics
    Households 30 47027 352
    Average household size 4.74.6
    Female headed households 48.4%46.9%
    Formal dwellings 66.3%71.5%
    Housing owned 91.8%58.4%
    Household Services
    Flush toilet connected to sewerage 3.7%5.2%
    Weekly refuse removal 12.0%6.9%
    Piped water inside dwelling 6.9%10.2%
    Electricity for lighting 95.9%84.2%

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • FINANCIAL
    All values: R'0002016/172015/162014/152013/142012/13
    AUDIT OUTCOME n/aFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findingsFinancially unqualified with findings
    FINANCIAL PERFORMANCE
    Property rates7 2876 8576 4906 0125 230
    Service charges165312279264240
    Investment revenue2631 8621 560996-
    Transfers recognised - operational110 625101 22984 97563 71956 055
    Other own revenue7 1045 11611 6342 5882 246
    Total Revenue (excluding capital transfers and contributions)125 445115 377104 93873 58063 770
    Employee costs39 28127 30723 46721 86517 511
    Remuneration of councillors7 0428 4397 9196 9886 393
    Depreciation & asset impairment1 1356 3334 6325 7423 413
    Finance charges-33231017782
    Materials and bulk purchases---2 4463 072
    Transfers and grants49111 565-4 312-
    Other expenditure71 08166 28960 13930 32621 067
    Total Expenditure119 030120 26696 46771 85651 539
    Surplus/(Deficit)6 415(4 889)8 4711 72412 231
    Transfers recognised - capital33 77440 37237 61725 140-
    Contributions recognised - capital & contributed assets-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) after capital transfers & contributions40 18935 48446 08826 86412 231
    Share of surplus/(deficit) of associate-----
    Surplus/(Deficit) for the year40 18935 48446 08826 86412 231
    CAPITAL EXPENDITURE & FUNDS SOURCES
    Capital expenditure32 58848 47146 45729 08913 883
    Transfers recognised - capital22 48639 37246 45726 57113 883
    Public contributions & donations3 2799 098---
    Borrowing5 360----
    Internally generated funds1 463--2 517-
    Total sources of capital funds32 58848 47146 45729 08913 883
    FINANCIAL POSITION
    Total current assets8 23314 19315 4408 6436 618
    Total non current assets200 157183 960141 00195 80072 117
    Total current liabilities3 40032 00725 39721 45728 071
    Total non current liabilities7 0002 9793 3611 550616
    Community wealth/Equity197 990163 167127 68381 43750 049
    CASH FLOWS
    Net cash from (used) operating38 99038 51250 90724 51310 185
    Net cash from (used) investing(43 347)(40 372)(46 312)(25 202)(10 242)
    Net cash from (used) financing7 000(1 117)(1 562)-702
    Cash/cash equivalents at the year end2 8442113 188156846
    UNAUTHORISED, IRREGULAR, FRUITLESS & WASTEFUL EXPENDITURE
    Unauthorised expendituren/a18 52321 45411 1869 137
    Irregular expendituren/a2 65123 70517 45912 988
    Fruitless & wasteful expendituren/a---1 052
    SOURCES71 UnauditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 AuditedS71 Audited

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • EMPLOYMENT
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Employment
    Employment Costs (R’000) 27 30723 46721 86517 51116 184
    Remuneration of councillors (R’000) 8 4397 9196 9886 3936 060
     
    Total Employee Positions 24811110411083
    Total Vacant Employee Positions 482081513
    Total Vacancy Percentage 19.35%18.02%7.69%13.64%15.66%
     
    Managerial Positions - S57 55554
    Vacant Managerial Positions - S57 11000
    Managerial Positions - by organogram 15139810
    Vacant Managerial Positions - by organogram 34103
    Community And Social Service Positions 40199113
    Vacant Community And Social Service Positions 132010
    Finance And Administration Positions 5722373631
    Vacant Finance And Administration Positions 164785
    Electricity Positions 00000
    Vacant Electricity Positions 00000
    Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Vacant Enviromental Protection Positions 00000
    Health Positions 00000
    Vacant Health Positions 00000
    Public Safety Positions 221612126
    Vacant Public Safety Positions 60010
    Road Transport Positions 00006
    Vacant Road Transport Positions 00002
    Sport And Recreation Positions 01101
    Vacant Sport And Recreation Positions 00001
    Waste Management Positions 2824313822
    Vacant Waste Management Positions 97052
    Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Vacant Waste Water Management Positions 00000
    Water Positions 00000
    Vacant Water Positions 00000
    Other Positions 8111000
    Vacant Other Positions 02000

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • SERVICE DELIVERY
      2015/162014/152013/142012/132011/12
    Water
    Blue Drop Score n/an/an/an/an/a
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of domestic households/delivery points 00000
    Inside the yard 00000
    Less than 200m from yard 00000
    More than 200m from yard 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Electricity
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? YesYesYesYesYes
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 16 52016 22015 62015 62014 254
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 3 7067 0927 0921 6401 641

    Sewerage and Sanitation
    Green Drop Score n/an/an/a00
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Does the municipality actually provide? NoNoNoNoNo
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 00000
    Number of households using
    Flush toilet - public sewerage 00000
    Flush toilet - septic tank 00000
    Ventilated pit latrine 00000
    Bucket system 00000
    Other 00000
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 00000

    Solid Waste Services
    Is the municipality responsible to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality have infrastructure to provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Does the municipality actually provide? YesYesYesYesYes
    Is the service outsourced/commercialised? NoNoNoNoNo
    Number of households and non-domestic customers to which provided 853853853853767
    Domestic households with access to free basic service 507571571572521

    Note: For information on methodology, sources and definitions please see Sources.

  • LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

    Key Projects

    Mthiyane Tour Centre; Mshiza Project; Shukuma Multi-Save; Shilanathi grass cutter; Masakhane Club (ikusasa lethu) tents, chairs and stove; Ubumbano Club (ukonga nkanyezi) tents, chairs and stove; Gegede Club tents, chairs and stove; Mendu Club sewing machines, overlockers and cloths; Mahlengi block making; Luhlanga Projects machines; Dondotha Farmers Association; Vukuzakhe Poultry; Zamani Poultry; Ubumbano Poultry.

    Key Investment Opportunities

    Industrial Development Zone; close proximity and jurisdiction over some parts of the Indian Ocean beaches; access to both the Richards Bay and Durban Ports for imports and exports.
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